College of Law
With the significant resources of a major research university, the expertise of world-renowned faculty members, and a variety of special program opportunities, the College of Law consistently ranks among the top law schools in the country and among the top 10 public law schools.
Backed by the prestigious reputation of the University of Illinois, the College of Law resides on the University's flagship Urbana-Champaign campus. Established in 1897, the College was a charter member of the Association of American Law Schools, and was home of the founding chapter of the law honor society now known as the Order of the Coif. The College has specialized expertise in the areas of business and commercial law, employment law, environmental law, intellectual property law, international and comparative law, public interest law, and taxation law.
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(2019-04-18)Although trademark law permits the protection of “trade dress” (distinctive product shape, ornamentation, and packaging), the enforcement of too strong a property can stifle competition. U.S. courts apply the “aesthetic ...
Administrative enforcement and criminal and civil decisions regarding trademark counterfeiting in China (2019-04-16)Drawing on annual reports of 10-year government data and 1,600 criminal and civil cases over 5 years, this dissertation investigates administrative enforcement, criminal sanctions, and civil protections on trademark ...
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(2017-11-27)Constitutional review, the idea that adjudicators have the authority to invalidate laws or governmental actions that conflict with the constitution, has spread around the world over the past two centuries. However, there ...
(2017-10-24)The purpose of this research is to make proposals to the World Trade Organization (i.e., the WTO) rules to address the problem of granting advantages to state-owned enterprises (SOEs). SOEs tend to receive various advantages, ...